Family:Whitney, Ephraim (1749-a1790)

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Ephraim6 Whitney (Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Ephraim5 and Jane (Bancroft) Whitney, was born 12 Aug 1749, Lunenburg, MA.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 4 Jul 1772, Petersham, MA, for him "3d" and Rhoda Winslow. [2] She may possibly be the Rhoda, daughter of Kenelm and Elizabeth (Clapp) Winslow, born 25 Jan 1754, Hardwick, MA.

He lived from 1776 through 1790 at Chesterfield, NH.

Children of Ephraim6 and Rhoda (Winslow) Whitney:

i. Ebenezer7 Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1773, Petersham, MA;[3] m. Elizabeth Hall.
ii. Richard Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1774, Petersham, MA.[4]
iii. Jane Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1777, Petersham, MA.[5]
iv. Salley Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1779, Chesterfield, NH.[6]
v. Dorcas Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1782, Chesterfield, NH.[7]



1.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Jane, [born] Aug. 12, 1749," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Early Records of the Town of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, Including That Part Which is Now Fitchburg, 1719-1764 (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1896), volume 1, page 144.

2.^  "Ephriam [Whitney] 3d. and Rhoda Winslow, int. July 4, 1772," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

3.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Roda, [born] Sept. 25, 1773," according to Petersham Vital Records.

4.^  "Richard [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Roda, [born] Nov. 7, 1774," according to Petersham Vital Records.

5.^  "Jane [Whitney], d. Ephraim and Roda, [born] Feb. 27, 1777," according to Petersham Vital Records.

6.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

7.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

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